•  A+ Program Resources 

    ⇒ A+ Program Application
    (should be turned in to the Counseling Office Receptionist)
    Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education A+ Program - 
    Check HERE for information about the A+ Schools Program at the State of Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
    Program Requirements

    To qualify for the A+ Student Financial Incentive students must:

    • Complete a written A+ Schools Agreement;
    • Attend a designated A+ high school for three consecutive years prior to graduation (Must apply no later than Nov. 1 of your senior year. Must be enrolled in an A+ school by Sept. 15 of your sophomore year.);
    • Graduate from high school with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale (grades 9-12);
    • Maintain a 95 percent attendance record in grades 9-12;
    • Perform 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring coordinated by the A+ office (up to 12.5 hours can include job shadowing experiences);
    • Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoid the use of alcohol and other unlawful drugs (not be suspended five days or more and no Safe Schools Act violations, grades 9-12);
    • Earn a score of Proficient or higher on the Algebra 1/Integrated Math 1 End of Course Assessment (2015 graduates and beyond)
    • Attend a Missouri community college or post-secondary vocational/technical school on a full-time basis and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher

      The A+ Schools Program’s student financial incentive will be available for up to two (2) years of attendance during the four-year period after graduation from high school. To access the funds, participants must:

    • Submit a Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) form (second semester of their senior year). FAFSA Application and Information
    • Have registered for Selective Service (male U.S. citizen over age 18). Selective Service Registration